In the Heat of the Night. John Ball.
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night

New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

First edition. 184 pp. Original half cloth and gray paper-covered boards, lettered in silver. Fine in Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with slightly sunned spine panel. An uncommonly neat, unrubbed example of the dust jacket.

The author's first book. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel of 1965. Set during the height of the Civil Rights movement and the backlash against it. It inspired a popular movie in 1967 with Sidney Poitier's memorable line, "They call me Mister Tibbs," as well as a TV show. Item #140938013

Price: $700.00